Stonewood Insurance Management Company
Steven J. Hartman – President/Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hartman brings extensive leadership experience to Stonewood having held executive positions in the insurance and reinsurance industry since 1992. Prior to Stonewood National, he served as Senior Vice President of IAT Specialty, Occidental Fire & Casualty Insurance Company, Harco National Insurance Company and Wilshire Insurance Company, subsidiaries of IAT Group. Mr. Hartman has also served as Director at Arch Reinsurance Company, Senior Vice President at Gerlin Global Reinsurance Corporation of America, Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer and member of the Board at Constitution Reinsurance Company and Vice President at Transatlantic Reinsurance Company. He has the designations of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Reinsurance.
Thomas R. Fauerbach – Chief Actuary and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Fauerbach brings more than 30 years of property and casualty experience to Stonewood. He has most recently served as Chief Actuary at Alterra Capital Holdings and Colony Insurance Group. He has also served as an actuary at Markel Corporation, Middlesex Mutual Assurance Company, Cigna and Commercial Union Insurance Company. Mr. Fauerbach has an Actuarial Science degree from The
College of Insurance, New York, NY and is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society.
Ronald S. Serbin – Chief Information Officer
Mr. Serbin has 25 years of information technology experience, ranging from overall direction of technology infrastructure to managing large-scale outsourcing initiatives within Fortune 500 enterprises. Prior to joining Stonewood, he was employed by Investors Title Insurance Company and Nortel Networks. Mr. Serbin is a graduate of Kent State University with a degree in Computer Science/ Management Science and earned his Master in Business Administration from the Fuqua School of
Business at Duke University.
Sallie C. Mercer – Director of Claims
Ms. Mercer has 22 years of experience managing and training claims adjusters. Prior to joining Stonewood, she served concurrently as Workers’ Compensation Claim Manager and Multiline Property and Casualty Training Manager at North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company. She also served as a course instructor for the Eastern North Carolina Chapter for CPCU. Ms. Mercer is a Masters
level graduate of East Carolina University and holds the designations of Charterer Property and Casualty Underwriter, Associate in Risk Management, Associate in Claims and Certificate in General Insurance from AICPCU.
Paul M. Kearns – Director of Workers Compensation Underwriting & Director of Loss Control
Mr. Kearns leads the Underwriting and Loss Control Departments with over 14 years of insurance experience. He is a graduate of Hobart College. Prior to Stonewood he served in multiple capacities with iSurity Insurance Services including experience in both the Claims and Loss Control departments as well as 8 years serving as the Director of Underwriting. Mr. Kearns holds an Associate in Risk Management
Susan Richardson – Director of Special Program Underwriting
Ms. Richardson has 27 years of experience underwriting experience and is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College. She began her career as an underwriter with Nationwide Insurance Company and progressed to managing underwriting and marketing professionals at Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. Ms. Richardson led product management activities including product development, pricing and form approval, product implementation, marketing and training as a Vice-President at Transguard Insurance Company. She also has served as Vice-President managing wholesale agencies at the Berkshire Hathaway companies, Gateway
Underwriters Agency, Inc. and United States Liability Insurance Group.
Cindy A. Sullivan – Director of Policy Services
Ms. Sullivan has 20 years of experience in premium accounting and premium audit. Prior to joining Stonewood, she was the Director of Premium Audit for Builders Mutual Insurance Company. Through third party administration, Ms. Sullivan has managed premium accounting services for the North Carolina Retail Merchants, North Carolina Restaurant Association, and Association of General Contractors.